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admonishverb

uk   /ədˈmɒn.ɪʃ/  us   /-ˈmɑː.nɪʃ/ formal
(Definition of admonish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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admonishverb [T]

 us   /ədˈmɑn·ɪʃ, æd-/
to ​warn someone not to do something, usually in a ​kind way, or to ​tell someone to do something: His ​mother admonished him for ​eating too ​quickly.
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noun [C]  us   /ˌæd·məˈnɪʃ·ən/ (also admonishment,  /ədˈmɑn·ɪʃ·mənt, æd-/ )
As I ​left I ​heard my husband’s admonition – "Don’t be late."
(Definition of admonish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “admonish”
in Spanish amonestar…
in Vietnamese khiển trách…
in Malaysian menegur…
in Thai ตักเตือน…
in French réprimander…
in German ermahnen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 告诫, 警告, 责备…
in Turkish hafif bir dille azarlamak, uyarmak, ikaz etmek…
in Russian журить…
in Indonesian mengecam, memperingatkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 告誡, 警告, 責備…
in Polish upominać…
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